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Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 21, 2014
In this week’s news, CMS sends out an urgent request for volunteers to test ICD-10 readiness, the Pentagon is planning a new $1.5 billion EHR purchase, and HHS is making interoperability a priority.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 17, 2014
Are you ready for ICD-10? A survey shows 27 percent of vendors will not make the Oct. 1 deadline. Also in the news, EMRs could be lacking in security capabilities, and Geisinger’s CEO discusses the smart use of data.
Here's A New Resource For Healthcare VARs (and Wannabees)
The healthcare vertical. If you’re not selling into this space, you wish you were. If you do sell into the vertical, you want to sell more. I’m very excited to announce that, in addition to our Channel Transitions events this year, Business Solutions has partnered with value-added distributor ScanSource to produce two Smart VAR Healthcare Summits. The goal is to provide inside information on the channel’s fastest growing vertical for VARs already engaged in healthcare and those considering entering the market.
Why Solutions Providers Should Consider Offering Mobile Messaging — Now
Business Solutions asked Anurag Lal, CEO at Infinite Convergence, about using mobile messaging for enterprise — and about solutions providers’ opportunities to add mobile messaging to their customers’ solutions.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 28, 2014
News articles highlight continuing concern over health records data breaches, with one in five healthcare organizations having experienced a security breach. Also, Health Catalyst provides information on the Healthcare Analytics Adoption Model.
A Marriage Of Healthcare & Payment Processing
When your March issue of Business Solutions arrives early next week, you might notice that much of the editorial has a healthcare-focused slant. Whenever we ask VARs, MSPs, and vendors about hot markets, healthcare is always on the list. The cool thing about the healthcare market is that almost every technology can be sold to hospitals and their related offices. Even POS can be sold and installed at hospital cafeterias. Additionally, healthcare is a great market for payment processing.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 14, 2014
In the news this week, a study shows about two-thirds of physicians would not buy the same EHR system again, and a study shows reported healthcare data breaches have increased by 300 percent since 2005. Also, DARPA is looking for researchers from universities, government, and private industry to propose how to build a mechanism and add data mining to ongoing research into the biology of cancer and signal pathways for cancer cells.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 6, 2014
In the news, the CCHIT announces it will no longer offer testing and certification for ONC, a study reveals security incidents cost healthcare organizations $1.6 billion each year, the OIG wants CMS to do more to identify and investigate EHR fraud, and the ONC is seeking applicants for membership on its Health IT Standards Committee and Health IT Policy Committee.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 1, 2014
In the news, the AMA asks EHR vendors to take a “readiness survey,” a poll shows only about half of healthcare providers have estimated the cash flow impact ICD-10 coding will have, and the new national coordinator for health IT says its critical for federal regulations to address the development and use of EHRs.
An MSP's Real-World Insight On The Healthcare Vertical
The healthcare industry stands yearly as one of the most lucrative markets for IT solutions providers and there’s no indication of that changing. Because the opportunities are so varied, I’m very excited to report that our March issue of Business Solutions is going to have a very healthcare-focused slant to most of the articles.